Posted in Other 30+ days ago.
Type: Part Time
SHIFT: PRN (AS NEEDED)
Under immediate to general supervision, performs technical procedures that require application of high frequency ultrasonic waves to patients in the diagnosis of a variety of diseases.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
* Prepares patients for examinations and correlates clinical history with procedures ordered by physician to be performed
* Performs basic to advanced level ultrasound procedures in assigned specialty service area utilizing a variety of equipment and techniques in accordance with established clinical practice standards, guidelines and protocols
* Interacts with physicians, staff, family and patient to develop and implement the plan of care
* Communicates clinical findings and makes referrals regarding patient care needs to appropriate personnel
* Assists in prioritizing and ensuring completion of clinical and non-clinical work assignments
* Prepares and presents in-services pertinent to assigned service area
* Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION: Graduation from an AMA approved program for Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Eligible for registry as a Sonographer by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. BLS required upon hire.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may continue in the position for up to 6 months and must pass the registry as a Sonographer within that timeframe. Failure to satisfy these conditions may result in termination of employment with OU Medical System.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge and understanding of human anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of ultrasound techniques and ultrasound equipment such as B-Scanner, Real Time, Doppler (pulsed wave and color flow), Echocardiographic 2-D and M-Mode. Skill in performing ultrasound examinations. Based on specific assignment, skill in performing general abdomen, o-gyn, small parts, pediatric and limited vascular ultrasound examinations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and other staff members. Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing.
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